News & Events

Jan 17, 2018

Secure Fisheries Launches Caught Red-Handed Workshops

As a partner of the Caught Red-Handed maritime capacity building project, Secure Fisheries will host a series of workshops during 2018 to develop a harmonized guide for the collection of maritime... Read more
Jan 11, 2018

Secure Fisheries Joins Marine Science Students At City University Of Mogadishu

These days, being 9,090 miles away is no longer a barrier to knowledge sharing and education. Dr. Jamal Hassan, Chair of the Marine Sciences Department at City University of Mogadishu, invited Dr.... Read more
Dec 19, 2017

New Fisheries Conflict Research Consortium Launched to Stop the Fish Wars

One Earth Future's Secure Fisheries program today announced the creation of the Fisheries Conflict Research Consortium (FCRC) to investigate the causes and consequences of fisheries conflict... Read more
Nov 22, 2017

Western Indian Ocean Stakeholders Develop Partnerships for Sharing Intelligence on Dark Vessels And Illegal Fishing

Mombasa, Kenya – Military and intelligence personnel gathered in Mombasa for an Interagency Workshop on Maritime Operations Threat Re-education. The workshop targeted signatories to the Djibouti Code... Read more
Nov 16, 2017

Global Experts Convene to Investigate Causes and Consequences of Fisheries Conflict

Secure Fisheries hosted eighteen researchers and practitioners from universities and NGOs to examine the state of knowledge about fisheries conflict, form new partnerships to advance knowledge on the... Read more
Nov 14, 2017

Inland Fisheries – Invisible but Integral to the UN Sustainable Development Agenda for Ending Poverty by 2030

Inland fisheries – defined as freshwater fisheries in lakes, rivers, and the supporting estuaries – provide food and income security to tens of millions of people around the world. A new study by... Read more
Global Maritime Forum
Nov 14, 2017

Intelligence Community, Ngos, And Policy Makers Join Forces To Improve Maritime Situational Awareness

The Global Maritime Forum, hosted by the National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office, took place in Vallejo, California on November 13 and 14. The forum brought together experts in maritime... Read more
Fish in Cold Storage
Nov 07, 2017

Somali Fisheries Urgently Need Better Data

New research shows official reports of fish catch in the waters around Somalia and Somaliland significantly underestimate true catch. A new study by Secure Fisheries’ Sarah Glaser and Paige Roberts,... Read more
Fishing Computer Models
Nov 03, 2017

Computer-Based Mapping Promotes Ocean Science and Protection

Researchers from a host of disciplines converged in Redlands, CA at Esri headquarters for a forum about the topic that unites them: ocean mapping. The Esri Ocean GIS Forum showcased a broad array of... Read more
Old Somali Fishing Gear Problems
Oct 31, 2017

Watch: Inside Somali Fishing

Somali waters are some of the most productive on earth, supporting stocks of tuna, sharks, swordfish, sardines, squid, and countless species of commercially valuable fishes. The domestic fishing... Read more